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Tree falls on firetruck in Cherokee Co.

CHEROKEE COUNTY (WSPA) – The Antioch Fire Department said a tree fell on their firetruck early Thursday morning in Blacksburg. The South Carolina Highway Patrol responded to the crash around 5:20 a.m. on Antioch Road near Hambright Road. The Antioch Volunteer Fire Department said the firefighters were responding to a downed tree when the firetruck […]

12-year-old injured in Hickory shooting

HICKORY, N.C. — A 12-year-old boy in Hickory is recovering after getting shot Wednesday evening, The Hickory Police Department reports. According to police, the shooting happened just after 6 p.m., on Sixth Avenue South West. Officials said a woman called police saying six young boys were on her porch threatening to assault her 16-year-old son.

Suspects charged in brutal killing of 20-year-old expected in court

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two people charged in connection with the killing of a 20-year-old woman in Charlotte's NoDa neighborhood are expected to appear in court Thursday. Prosecutors say Mary Collins was lured to an apartment and then brutally killed during the first COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020. Collins' friends and family described her as sweet, kind and innocent.

New NASCAR reality show aims to attract non-racing fans

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) — NASCAR is going even more mainstream. That’s the hope with a new reality show featuring driver Austin Dillon and his family. The show also features the Dillon family and their experiences in and around the Charlotte area. Filming of the show started in February right before the Daytona 500. […]

Davidson-Davie basketball's Javeon Jones, LJ Rogers sign to play at 4-year colleges

THOMASVILLE — In their three years on the Davidson-Davie Community College men's basketball team, Javeon Jones and LJ Rogers have won 93% of their games, posting an 87-7 record, going undefeated at home with two straight trips to the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national championship final. And they're not finished yet. Jones and Rogers...

Contractor Says Panthers Should Be On Hook For Failed Rock Hill Facility

According to the Charlotte Ledger Business Newsletter, the fallout over the Panthers’ abandoned plans to build a new headquarters in Rock Hill continues. The Charlotte Ledger Business Newsletter reports new court documents showing a construction company suggests the team could be liable for tens of millions of dollars in debt related to the failed project. And several subcontractors also say their owed money. For more, we turn now to the Ledger’s Tony Mecia for our segment Biz Worthy.

NFL world reacts to Luke Kuechly news

Luke Kuechly was one of the best linebackers of the past decade, making the Pro Bowl in seven of his eight years in the NFL with the Carolina Panthers. He ultimately decided to retire in his prime at the age of only 28 years old, citing health concerns as the reason for his abrupt decision in 2020.

With methane a climate worry, landfill captures gas for energy

The 550-acre Speedway Landfill is a mountain of decomposing food, plastic and other trash in Concord. It's right off U.S. 29 next to Charlotte Motor Speedway and rises more than 100 feet above the surrounding area. And it grows daily with deliveries by trucks from Mecklenburg, Cabarrus and surrounding counties.

ACC headquarters could be leaving Greensboro

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (QUEEN CITY NEWS) – Could the Atlantic Coast Conference headquarters be moving to Charlotte? That question should officially be answered within the next few weeks. It’s all part of the North Carolina state budget proposal that republicans unveiled Tuesday night. If the $27.9 billion spending plan passes, the ACC will likely leave Greensboro […]

Former Charlotte Hornets forward arrested for felony domestic violence: TMZ

(WGHP) — A former Charlotte Hornet player and NBA star has been charged with felony domestic violence, according to TMZ. According to TMZ, Miles Bridges, who most recently played for the Hornets and was expected to be a top free-agent target this off-season, turned himself in on felony domestic violence charges Wednesday afternoon after an […]

NC attorney general launches investigation into medical data tracking

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – State lawmakers are looking into possible privacy concerns with medical information. Attorney General Josh Stein’s office, along with other state representatives, are conducting an investigation into a tracker using patients’ personal data. State Rep. Brian Farkas along with State Rep. Donnie Lambeth of Forsyth County wrote to the attorney general asking […]

Hornets star Miles Bridges arrested for domestic violence

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte Hornets forward Miles Bridges was arrested in Los Angeles, according to a report from TMZ. The 24-year-old surrendered to police Wednesday. Investigators said a woman claimed she was in an argument with Bridges when it became physical. Bridges posted bond, TMZ reported. Charlotte drafted Bridges...

CATS: More delays expected Thursday due to 90 bus driver absences

South Carolina veterans will no longer pay state taxes on military retirement income. The state previously offered a partial tax exemption on military retirement income, which veterans receive if they have served at least 20 years. New back road at Galleria Blvd. opening to help with congestion in Rock Hill,...